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Breastfeeding A Guide for the Medical Professional (8th by Ruth A. Lawrence, Robert M. Lawrence

By Ruth A. Lawrence, Robert M. Lawrence

The main authoritative, relied on advisor to breastfeeding for the clinical profession

Stay knowledgeable on each point of breastfeeding, from uncomplicated info at the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, dietary, immunological, and mental elements of human lactation, to the issues of scientific administration of breastfeeding.

Learn from the award-winning writer and co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding drugs, Dr. Ruth Lawrence, and her son, Dr. Rob Lawrence.

Make acceptable drug thoughts, together with authorized medicinal drugs, over the counter medicines, and natural remedies.

Provide considerate information to the breastfeeding mom in line with her conditions, difficulties, and way of life from built-in assurance of evidence-based facts and sensible experience.

Find what you would like quick with a brand new, streamlined procedure that strikes huge tables and key references online.

Treat stipulations linked to breastfeeding and successfully deal with using medicinal drugs in the course of lactation because of vast, updated, evidence-based info.

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Outside the home and ethnicity (being Hispanic rather than white) were related to higher rates of bottle-feeding. The authors suggest that effects of ethnicity are independent of those of education. ” Impoverished mothers choose to bottle-feed not because they are working; statistics show they are staying home and bottle-feeding. 39 They said it was too difficult to breastfeed and there were too many rules. In the classes on breastfeeding given by lactation experts, the Country WHO Statistics 2009 by Resources.

2 Similarly, breastfed infants have fewer episodes of respiratory illness and otitis media. 51 The issue is not as clear in other Western countries because of the associated variables among those who bottle-feed infants, that is, young mothers with low socioeconomic status and less education and small, sick infants who are more likely to be bottle-fed. 21 Although breastfeeding does not eliminate SIDS, its incidence is lower among breastfed infants. 21 Prone sleeping has continued to be a cofactor in studies, but maternal smoking is a relative causative factor as well.

1994-1995 1 4 63 93 96 54 Chad 1995-1996 3 2 82 71 91 63 Comoros 1996 Coˆte d’Ivoire 1998-1999 3 2 5 4 48 77 86 63 80 94 44 55 Eritrea 1995 1 65 28 45 91 60 Ethiopia 2000 1 62 20 42 94 77 Gabon 2000 13 7 28 62 44 8 Ghana 1998 1 36 48 63 97 57 Guinea 1999 2 12 68 27 95 73 Kenya 1998 1 17 33 88 89 54 Madagascar 1997 Malawi 2000 2 2 61 62 25 15 88 92 90 97 49 72 Mali 2001 2 28 62 32 93 65 Mozambique 1997 4 38 37 83 94 59 Namibia 1992 2 22 52 66 75 27 Niger 1998 2 1 86 71 95 48 Nigeria 1990 4 1 60 51 87 44 Rwanda 2000 2 88 2 75 93 61 16 2 10 14 15 63 62 62 68 90 33 50 Tanzania 1999 2 40 39 63 90 49 Togo 1998 3 15 54 88 96 77 South Africa 1998 Senegal 1997 Continued 18 Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession TABLE 1-9 Breastfeeding to 24 Months of Age, 1990 to 2001, by Country—cont’d Percentage of Infants of Age 0-3 Months Region, Country, and Year Not BF Exclusive∗ (%) Predominant† (%) 6-9 Months Complemented{ (%) 12-15 Months Continued BF} 20-23 Months Continued BFk (%) Uganda 2000-2001 2 74 5 73 88 Zambia 1996 3 25 45 93 94 44 43 Zimbabwe 1999 3 39 26 90 95 37 Median 2 22 45 66 93 54 Mean (unweighted) Near East and North Africa 3 29 43 68 88 53 Egypt 2000 4 66 18 64 79 30 Jordan 1997 6 15 32 63 42 12 Mauritania 2000-2001 1 28 38 62 88 52 Morocco 1992 6 62 15 35 63 19 Turkey 1998 7 9 50 33 51 21 Yemen 1997 8 22 30 51 59 37 Median Mean (unweighted) 6 5 25 34 31 30 57 51 61 64 25 29 Bangladesh 1999-2000 1 53 18 59 94 86 Cambodia 2000 2 14 71 71 87 54 India 1998-1999 2 55 25 34 88 69 Indonesia 1997 3 52 8 81 86 66 Nepal 2001 1 78 10 66 98 85 5 18 25 48 41 11 29 58 78 48 51 23 23 Asia Pakistan 1990-1991 Philippines 1998 Vietnam 1997 4 25 39 84 80 Median 3 50 22 63 87 60 Mean (unweighted) 4 44 28 60 82 57 Latin America and Caribbean Belize 1999 10 24 24 54 NA 23 Bolivia 1998 2 60 10 70 76 31 Brazil 1996 Colombia 2000 15 6 40 33 15 15 30 60 33 49 17 23 Dominican Rep.

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